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  • Occupy Sandy Relief Fills Void FEMA & Red Cross Are Unable to Fill

    11/06/2012 10:42:29 AM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 10 replies
    Fire Dog Lake ^ | 11-5-2012 | Kevin Gosztola
    One week since “Frankenstorm” Sandy hit the northeastern United States, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg projects twenty to forty thousands New Yorkers. Residents on the Rockaway Peninsula are complaining about the lack of help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). A posting at Occupy Sandy Stories described, “Many Staten Islanders feel their borough is being overlooked and ignored by authorities.” The denunciation of the Red Cross by Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro, covered by “Democracy Now!”, largely affirms this feeling of neglect permeating the community... …I’ve got to tell you, as the borough president of Staten Island,...
  • FEMA Forced to Solicit Water Bids for Sandy Victims

    11/05/2012 8:22:55 AM PST · by Qbert · 40 replies
    Newsman.com ^ | 05 Nov 2012 | Newsmax Wires
    The Obama administration's strategy of prepositioning supplies for quick distribution in disasters apparently has fallen short on meeting the demand for drinking water in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.   "The agency [FEMA} appears to have been unprepared to distribute bottled water to Hurricane Sandy victims when the storm hit [last Monday]," Breitbart News reported over the weekend.
  • Sandy-Starved New Yorkers Dumpster Dive

    Homes and businesses in the Lower East Side and East Village are still without power and under water. Residents began dumpster diving outside a Key Food supermarket Thursday, looking for whatever food they can take. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.